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conference about how to prevent mass shootings from happening. chief john edwards from oak creek joins us early. that's next. so, this board gives me rates for progressive direct and other car insurance companies? yes. but you're progressive, and they're them. yes. but they're here. yes. are you...? there? yes. no. are you them? i'm me. but those rates are for... them. so them are here. yes! you want to run through it again? no, i'm good. you got it? yes. rates for us and them -- now that's progressive. call or click today. >>> today, the white house called gun violence a complex problem that will require a complex solution. this afternoon, nbc news reports that president obama met with white house staff, with vice president biden and with cabinet members to talk about ways the nation and the administration could respond to the newtown massacre. yesterday, the president traveled to newtown where he met with emergency responders and the families of the sandy hook elementary school victims. last night, addressed at an inter-faith vigil. the speech lasted about 18 minutes. each of the
of the man with the golden throat a spokesperson on this hour, which i applaud you. >> where is john edwards? >> john edwards. >> getting a haircut. >> if there was an oil painting of john edwards -- the haircut's not the first thing they'd mention. nbc's -- >> john edwards has an oil painting of himself in his house, i bet money on that. >> she didn't say oily. >> the seasonally elegant luke russert, thank you for joining us. and cnbc's john harwood, thank you. >>> fast-food works are joining thousands of low-wage earners in a day of solidarity. our super sized income problem in america ahead on "now." >>> time for the "your business" entrepreneur of the week. lauren wanted to introduce the cabbage dish to mainstream america. using former skills a marketer she created mother-in-law's k kimchi. the product carried in whole foods and pressure markets. watch "your business" this sunday morning at 7:30 on msnbc. [ male announcer ] now's the perfect time to buy an adjustable version of the most highly recommended bed in america. the tempur-pedic ergo system. treat yourself to the ultimate sleep
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the idea of higher tax rates on the healthy, or, bobby and wallace edwards, parents of john edwards, who trooped behind him every day to that north carolina courthouse to stand with their son. or, was it this -- >> one nation, under god, indivisible, liberty and justice for all! [cheers and applause] chris: gabby giffords who survived an assassination attempt. sam? >> gabby giffords, when she did that, my heart sank. this brave woman coming back from -- she should have been dead. how did she survive? chris: she decided not to run for re-election and she knew she wasn't up for it. >> she made the right decision. chris: what about backbone? >> a republican hasn't voted for a tax increase in congress since 1990 and in the last couple of weeks republicans have talked about and said they're for tax rate increases. that is is a huge sea change in that party, the beginning of wisdom on physical sanity. >> gabby giffords, she did it with a smile. that took a lot of guts to get in front of that huge audience. chris: you can tell a lot of about these pols when people stand up for you. >> i have a
concerned. last time we had good candidates just in general with john edwards with it is called yes i know he is the millworkers son but there is hollywood and the hair. sarah palin. i wrote her version of the barbra streisand classic on the cleared day icy-- i can see russia. and talked-about candidates and seems impossible but the then governor of illinois was mentioned rob flood of which -- the ugly of block a and hit seem to to hem a powerful appointment to which the appointment should make you rich but the plant turned out to have a glitch perhaps the fed said flipped a switch and so much for rob blob of which. in 2012 was a little concerned wonder two candidates were left over to your fans including romney when i did a poem about him yes, he is so slick of speech and garb he reminds us of ken of ken and barbie. quick to shed his regalia he may be lacking genitalia. [laughter] one but we had good candidates for car was concerned there was only one primary in 2008 i had to. we had people like rick perry like john edwards has beautiful hair. and a good time because they say the neath th
over again. erin, you were heavily involved in covering the john edwards trial. what did we learn there? >> well, i think we learned, number one i mean the justice department has had a real mixed record this year and actually the last four years. in john edwards' case he won the battle. he was acquitted on one charge and there was a mistrial on the other, so he walked away but i think he lost the war. so i think we learned more unfortunately, about this particular individual than most of us really wanted to know. and the whole idea of him trying to come back right now, you know, he spent a fortune, maybe his fortune, on this case. he hasn't worked for four years. he's trying to get his law license back to active status. it will be interesting to see what he does next. >> moving forward. >> changed a lot of people's views about politicians, too, and their personal lives. >> it was an astonishing fall from grace. i think when all of a sudden people start peeling back the layers of your life inside a courtroom, it's not the place where you ever want to have that
an information charging george zimmerman with murder in the second degree. >> a win for john edwards in the campaign corruption trial, the jury finding him not guilty of one charge and deadlocked on the ear five. >>> just after midnight when the dark night quickly moved from fiction to reality. police say 24-year-old james holmes was wearing a gas mask when he burst through an exit door during the premiere of the movie "the dark knight." >>> after a harrowing eight-point journey through space and nailbiter of a landing curiosity is already hard at work, sending babb snapshots. >>> all 114 cows in missouri have been declared disaster areas. 93% of the state is suffering through extreme drought conditions. >>> minutes after being found guilty on 45 of 348 counts against him, former penn state assistant football coach jerry dan cuss can i was taken away in handcuffs. >> essentially the sentence jerry will receive will be a life sentence. >> gerry sandusky left the courthouse from a back door in cuffs and red-orange jump does that suit, showing little emotion after being sentenced to a m
and john edwards when they were running against george w. bush, and one of the things the opponents were able to do effectively was to put a caricature to him, if you will, with the swift boat ads and the flip-flopping here. give us a sense of his reputation overseas. >> very good. very strong reputation overseas and during these first four years, the first term of the obama administration. the president has used him pretty much as a special envoy, if you will, as an unofficial m emmisary to various hot spots. even early when there was some hope that the u.s. could deal with bashar al assad, the syrian president and john kerry asked senator as chairman of the foreign relations committee was dispatched to damascus and met with the syrian president and we now know that came to nothing, that entire initiative to reach out. any of the initiatives that may have been going on elsewhere with iran, for example, and john kerry was not directly involved in reaching out to the regime in tehran, but he was used on some sensitive, back channel, diplomatic initiatives during the first four years of t
john edwards and lost. they brought countless frivolous drug cases to pad their stats. what about torture? they said they wanted to be forward-looking which defies the job of a prosecutor. they brought no serious cases against the wall street banks whose misconduct led to the cataclysm of 2008. they have done nothing about walmart's total disregard for the foreign corrupt practices act or against news corp. for the rampant hacking and corruption that pervaded the organization. and now the most egregious of all, they agreed to accept a cash eliminate settlement from hsbc rather than indict the banking giant for the money laundering that coursed through the veins of the institution. this department of justice has utterly and completely failed. the only person who's more outraged about this than i is matt taibbi, rolling stone contributing editor. thank you. i read your piece and my blood began to boil. what's your reaction to the hsbc thing? >> i've been waiting all day to ask you what you think. >> eliot: i just to
performance enhancing drugs. >> john edwards walked after federal prosecutors failed to convince a jury the former presidential candidate misused campaign donations to hide his mistress. >> the last of nasa's space shuttles arrived at museums around the country while the first privately built spacecraft delivered supplies to the international space station. >> the curiosity landed on mar mars. >> felix bomb gardener broke the speed of sound during the faster and highest free fall ever. >> and we are going to have more reviews of 2012 through out the morning. at about 8:15 we will take a look at the top political stories. that is going to be over on the cw channel 44, channel 12 on most cable systems. >>> this day marks 150 years for one of america's most significant pieces of history. >> the emancipation mans proclamation isbleming -- emancipation proclamation is about to make a rare appearance. we will let you know where after the break. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, the document aimed at freei the slaves was signed by abm lincoln 150 years ago. it wt into effect on january 1st, 1863. it will go
performance-enhancing drugs. john edwards walked after federal prosecutors failed to convince a jury the former presidential candidate misused campaign donations to hide his mistress. the last of nasa's fleet of space shuttles arrived at museums around the country. >> and launch. >> reporter: while the first privately built spacecraft delivered supplies to the international space station. >> touchdown confirmed. we're safe on mars. >> reporter: the curiosity rover landed on mars, beaming back pictures of the red planet and felix baumgartner became a human missile as he broke the speed of sound during the fastest and highest freefall ever. randall pinkston, cbs news, new york. >>> looking ahead to next year, mcafee labs expecting hacking on mobile devices now to expand in the coming year. the santa clara-based company is worried about so-called ransomware. that is the type of virus that thalocks up a phone or tablet and threatens to keep it locked up until a ransom is paid. other concerns for mobile customers include trojan horse programs that buy apps without user permission and the
to misbehavior in high office. there's a long history of it and arnold schwarzenegger and john edwards, david petraeus had nothing on alexander hamilton. if you read for example letters written by martha washington going to the winter camp, she didn't complain about the weather. she didn't complain about the harsh conditions but she did complain about one thing. there was a was a tomcat one winter that was misbehaving and it was noisy and kept her awake at night so she nicknamed the tomcat alexander hamilton. because of all the young girls will come into the camp. i also did a book a few years ago called life in the white house about the presidents and these. what hobbies do they have? what were their fears and hopes and what did they -- or were they like his fathers and husbands as another way of stressing presidential characters providing us with another lens. we are all still trying to figure out -- and for example nixon in his free time like to bowl alone and sometimes wore a black suit to do it. that begins to explain things, right everyone? who does this? so i guess all books and up to
of, you know, john edwards having a mistress and that kind of thing where there is some huge bombshell that, you know, was not seen. >> sarah palin. >> what we found out, reinforced what we thought already. what was some interesting, fresh, new details. mitt romney, always had this tension, howie, in terms of how to talk about his personal life and his faith. we found out his campaign had a mormon document arian follow him around that they cut in 2010. they were concerned it was talking too much about romney's faith. it captured something that we knew are was there. >> you write that president obama stored out of a debate session and he had tensions with the staff who knew he was not up to par and that and joked that romney wasn't human enough to get elected. have you reported either of those things during the campaign, they would have been bombshells. >> that is true. i would like to think they're bo bombshells now, howie. one thing that was interesting in covering both sides of this story t wasn't, it wasn't as close as we thought. the two organization were not really compa
morning news. skeptics beware. psychic into tears are here. psychic medium and john edward is back by popular demand and he is john edward is back by popular demand and he is [ crickets chirping ] [ traffic passing ] ♪ [ music box: lullaby ] [ man on tv, indistinct ] ♪ [ lullaby continues ] [ baby coos ] [ man announcing ] millions are still exposed to the dangers... of secondhand smoke... and some of them can't do anything about it. ♪ [ continues ] [ gasping ] >> in sports zeus. the man who gave america a free taco and taco bell by stealing a base in the world series will stay san francisco giants. here is a twitter picture from his wife. angel is celebrating with a $270 bottle of taotomger/ $5 million signing bonus and salaries of 7 million, 9,000,010 million. >> nick lachey has some beef with charger fans. the celebrity tweet it that he was kicked out of the stadium in san diego yesterday and he quilted couldn't be prouder. the singer was they're supporting the cincinnati bengals. he wrote someone turned around and put to their blank in his face, calling him crazy so he re
to me. it's men in power, thinking they can get away with it, bill clinton, john edwards, newt gingrich. one after the other. men in power think they live by different rules, that's why he deserves to be top of the chart. >> let's turn to the royal family. even the royal family couldn't escape the list. >> well, absolutely not. and in this case, though, prince harry, the kid's had trouble after trouble. if you invite a bunch of people to your room, get drunk and play strip poker, allow them to take pictures, you're going to be in the press. you're going to be in the tabloid. he's a horrible prince harry in that regard. the duchess unfortunately for her, had some expectations of privacy, she was alone on a french villa. they used long lenses to take pictures of her. that's why he deserves to be in the media, she doesn't. >> is it a double standard, because he's a guy. everyone said, you know what, they kind of brushed it off a little bit. if a woman, a female member of the royal family had taken pictures like prince harry, it would be quite a different story. >> i think it would be, but
dropped all charges against john edwards. >> a prostitution scandal involving members of the secret service. the men had copies of president obama's exact schedule in their hotel rooms at the time. >> the surprise resignation of cia director david petraeus after he admitted to an extramarital affair. >> big news out of hollywood. brad pitt and angelina jolie's engagement. >> i just want peace. >> she cried. >> crocodile tears. >> the surprising split of seal and heidi klum. >> katie holmes to file for divorce from tom cruise. >> we're talking about "50 shades of grey." >> two of the ladies in the studio have read the book. >> that's correct. some have ordered the sequel. >> a huge honey boo boo fan right here. >> one thing is clear, she loves to tan. >> i'm sorry. i'm tan. i like to be tan. >> viral video craze sweeping the nation. >> jerry sandusky found guilty on 45 counts of child sexual abuse. >> lance armstrong has been stripped of his seven tour de france titles and banned for life from the sport. ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ >> let the games begin. london ready to put on the bigge
-- >> this is the most graphic creeping testimony i've ever heard. >> they convicted john edwards on one count, accepting illegal campaign contributions. >> while i don't believe i did anything illegal, i did an awful lot wrong. >> secret service agents partied hard. >> the government is investigating reports of unprofessional behavior. >> the fbi uncovered evidence of an affair between petraeus and his biographer paula broadwell. >>> his resignation happened so fast and unexpectedly one senator said it was like a lightning bolt. >>> three weeks after the shooting death of a 17-year-old police have now arrested george zimmerman. >> if i had a son, he'd look like trayvon. >> i just have to say my son was in fear for his life. >> we're going to get to the bottom of exactly what happened. >>> 911, where's your emergency? >> we just had a shooting at our school. we need to get out of here. >> victims in chardschaachardony there's no reason why he should have shot them. >> no parent thinks about picking out a casket. >> picking out a casket for your son. >> we are following a mass shooting overnight inside a
: that's what i wonder sometimes, we feel -- john edwards used to use the two americas and it literally feels like i'm sitting here in l.a., and it feels like we're talking about two different countries. >> we are. and it's a totally republican-run state too. >> stephanie: at least the good news is mickey the president was reelected and he has done more for gay rights than any of the previous presidents combined. so hopefully we're moving forward >> yeah, but it is also up to the individual states. >> stephanie: i really hope it gets decided at the supreme court level, because i feel like you can't have different laws all over the country, it literally makes it a mess. >> it does. work benefits in one state, they move to another state, those benefits are denied. it's a huge mess. >> stephanie: yep. [♪ "world news tonight" theme ♪] >> stephanie: here is the other good news i mentioned, jim demint is leaving. >> yeah. >> stephanie: so there is that -- ♪ double your pleasure double your fun ♪ >> stephanie: that is one of the big signs that the t
's a rather questionable judge of character. he pinted john edwards to be his running mate in 2004 and he gushed over bashir al assad. he's been silent ever since about what's going on in syria. >> brian: the president has been hands off with the state department b. who knows. let's talk about the senate seat he would leave behind. they have 160 days to fill it. scott brown lost by eight. but scott brown favorables in massachusetts were very high. >> right. what happened is that he was elected to replace ted kennedy in a unique january election. there were only 2.2 million voters turned u. this past november was a presidential year. extra million voters turned out. those are the people rush calls low information voters. he brown got 350,000 more votes, but got swamped by elizabeth warren. niece pretty good shape, unless the governor appoints somebody and there is no primary. what scott needs is a divisive democratic primary like he got in 2009 after ted kennedy's death. >> brian: you said you spoke to him last night. what does he see as a scenario that could happen, 'cause people are talk
candidate, at one point, from hillary clinton to barack obama, from john kerry to john edwards, all of them, they all played for their plan with this simple phrase, "rolling back the bush tax cuts." they've been doing it for eight years. so politically, that's why the president has to draw that line in the sand. >> he draws that line in the sand, but harold ford, what happens when republicans, at least a small number of them, go ahead and raise taxes on the top 2% and then turn to the white house and say, okay. now we'll move. and then they have to talk about how they're going to slash spending in medicare, to save medicare, how they'll have to slash spending in medicaid to save medicaid. their political problem on the other side of this tax debate is so much bigger than the republican problem. they're being too clever by half here. >> both sides have complicated hands. and if the democrats, we achieve what the president and some democrats in the senate are asking for in a narrow way around taxes, you're absolutely right. just as an aside on the bush era, this is the first time we didn't go
at cuss finch is it, andrew? >> here we go. >> it's not the public defender's office, it's john edwards, and $100 million net worth. >> correct. so big payday for law firm and toyota deal. the big firm, of the winner, hagans berman. do you know them? >> no. >> seattle based law firm that serves as the lead council in the class action set to receive more than $300 million. not bad work if you can get it. >> how much? >> $300 million. taking a third. a little less than a third. >> -- magnetic business cards as the ambulance passes by. >> right. >> i would buy some stock in those today, right? for these guys. you wonder why texas is doing a little built better. because they have put in some rules in place. i'm sorry. >> no. >> you come from a lawyer. >> i do. but we -- my dad doesn't have magnetic business cards. we don't do ambulances. >> no, you were on the good side of things, wasn't he? >> most of the time. >> all right. not all the time? all right. yeah, you did have that sign, i forgot, from the smoker's litigation, where did that -- asbestos? where did that come from? >> the steinwa
to be queen elizabeth and prince charles - was found dead friday. >> friday london john lofthouse chief exec., king edward vii hospital >> it is with deep sadness that we have reported eight death reporte-a-up of nursing staff. >> that hoax call was heard around the world. the hosts of an australian radio show say they never expected the prank call would get anywhere. but it did. jacintha saldanha transferred the call.a different nurse went on to give out confidential information on how the duchess was doing. people were divided on whether the prank was relatively harmless or crossing the line. but no one expected this. the hospital boss claims everyone was supportive of the nurses involved. a royal source says the palace never complained to the hospital. now the radio station's facebook page has been bombarded with angry comments. one saying "blood is on your hands." the d-j's have been taken off the air indefinitely. jacintha saldhanha was a wife and mother of two. a coroner will make the official finding on how she died. catherine heenan, kron 4 news. >>pam: president obama is asking cong
the king edward vie hospital ii hospital. >>> john mcafee is under arrest in guatemala. the founder of santa clara software company mcafee taken into custody yesterday accused of entering guatemala illegally. mcafee is the person of interest in a murder of a neighbor in belize. he had been in hiding but this week surfaced in guatemala to seek asylum. he says he is the victim of a government conspiracy in belize. >>> i had to leave but the story has to get out. i have documentation that proves the intense corruption at all levels of the belizian government. now that i'm in a safe place, i can speak freely. >> mcafee still may face deportation though back to belize. >>> the egyptian army now has tanks outside the presidential palace in cairo amid worsening clashes between protestors and supporters of the syrian government. overnight, violence killed five people and injured more than 600 others. mohamed morsi critics began protesting two weeks ago when the president gave himself unrestricted power. >>> an norms u.s. official says secretary of state hillary clinton plans to meet with ru
recounts the life of joseph p. kennedy patriarch of the political family that included president john f. kennedy and senators robert f. kennedy and edward kennedy. the author examines joseph kennedy's career in business and politics, which included ventures in wall street, hollywood and the founding chairman of the securities and exchange commission. this is a little under an hour. [applause] >> thank you, all. delighted to be here. as i tell my history students at the city university of new york in the ph.d. program -- thank you. [laughter] as i tell my history students until they want to choke me the past is a foreign country. we can visit, try to learn the customs and the white smith the fragrances, recoil at the foul odors but we are foreigners in a strange land. this is true as much in the recent past as it is of colonial america or 12th century venice. writing about the recent past is not easy as it is this time around. first there are people you have to talk to. and while i was blessed from beginning to end by having some fascinating people to talk to about joe kennedy including
' day, february 8 team. the >> president john f. kennedy and senators robert f. kennedy and edward kennedy. the author examines joseph kennedy's careers in business and politics, which included ventures on wall street, hollywood and the founding chairman of the securities and exchange commission. this is a little under an hour. >> thank you all. as i tell my history students -- [inaudible] as i tell my histories of it until i went to choke me, the past is a foreign country. we can visit there, try to learn the customs, translate the language, feel the air, the fragrance, but where foreigners in a strange way. this is true as much of the recent past as it is of colonial america. writing about the recent past is not easy to tailor this time around. first, there were people got to talk to. i was blessed from beginning to end by having fascinating views. i much prefer working for but documents than listening to people, tried to figure out what's real, what's imagined, what they know, what they think they know because someone told them what they think they know, but they don't know at a
of the year. >>> ted kennedy jr., son of the late edward kennedy is considering a run for john kerry's senate seat, according to his brother former congressman patrick kennedy. "boston globe" reports that ted reached out to family members, friends and prominent democrats including john kerry about the possible run. he will likely faceoff against former senator scott brown who lost his seat to elizabeth warren in the november elections. those are your top stories. "reliable sources" at the top of the hour. now back to fareed zakaria "gps." >>> what would you dine a recession the fatd of a million jobs rested with you and just a few of us. nearly four years ago that was the question facing steve rattner a former fund on the newly formed auto task force. early 2009 the dow jones had recently had its largest single day point drop. 2.6 million jobs had been lost and banks and businesses were frequently failing. few companies were as battered as the big three automakers and in january of that year alone, gm sales were down 49%, ford's down 40% and chrysler sales had fallen 55%. a very tough decisio
d-j's pretending to be queen elizabeth and prince charles - was found dead friday. >> john lofthouse chief exec., king edward vii hospital: >> it is with great sadness that we reported death of our nursing staff. >>catherine: that hoax call was heard around the world. >> radio dj: could i speak with kate please? >>catherine: the hosts of an australian radio show say they never expected the prank call would get anywhere. but it did. jacintha saldanha transferred the call.a different nurse went on to give out confidential information on how the duchess was doing. people were divided on whether the prank was relatively harmless or crossing the line. but no one expected this. the hospital boss claims everyone was supportive of the nurses involved. a royal source says the palace never complained to the hospital. now the radio station's facebook page has been bombarded with angry comments. one saying "blood is on your hands." the d-j's have been taken off the air indefinitely. jacintha saldhanha was a wife and mother of two. a coroner will make the official finding on how she died. finally
. >>> ted kennedy jr., son of the late edward kennedy is considering a run for john kerry's senate seat according to his brother, former congressman patrick kennedy. the "boston globe" reports that ted reached out to family members, friends and prominent democrats including john kerry about the possible run. he would most likely face off against former senator scott brown who lost his seat to elizabeth warren in the november elections. >>> thank you so much for watching today. i'm candy crowley in washington. head to cnn.com/so it tu for analysis and extras if you missed any part of today's show, find us on itunes, search state of the union. from all of us we want to wish you a merry christmas. "fareed zakaria gps" is next for our viewers in the united states. >>> this is "gps" the global public square. welcome to all of you in the united states and around the world. i'm fareed zakaria. on the show today, we'll move past the fiscal cliff and talk about the real challenges to the economy. i will talk to the chief economic adviser of the romney campaign glen hubbard, and president obama's
debbie stab gnaw and john ba wrasse a and darrell issa and donna edwards. then, the country goes into 2013 without a farm bill. think you don't care? >> the consumers when they go in the grocery store are going to be a bit shocked when ned of 3.60 for milk to $8 pour milk. 2016, yes 2016 with matt bai of the "new york times" magazine, the washgt post karen itemty and cnn's jessica yellen. i'm candy crowley. this is "state of the union." if sigh lentz is golden, perhaps something is up. we haven't heard much about whether a deal to avoid the fiscal cliff is in the works or out of the question. in what passes for a sign of hope, senate staff members spent saturday shuttling papers presumably containing proposals between harry reid and mitch mcconnell's offices. both the senate and house are meeting today. joins me touk at that about where things stand is darrell issa of california and done nan edwards and michigan senator debbie sab snow and jon ba wrasse o from wyoming. what's up? what is happening that you can tell us about? >> well, there's a lot of work going on right now on bo
of branches, edward melton, edward, great work. [ applause ] elsie wong, another district manager helping to put it all together. thank you for the fantastic job you do. more partners from our city family. i know our attorney team john is here. congratulations for all the hard work, as well as michael. thank you for helping us through the entire environmental impact reports and all that took many, many years of dedicated work. we really appreciate that. and without further ado, terrific tenure, president of the board, district supervisor david chiu, thank you so much. [ applause ] >> thank you. >> good morning. the sun is shining on north beach today. i am so happy to be here. i think it's amazing that in the week that we celebrate the giants, we are also celebrating a real tribute to the best baseball legend in history, joe dimaggio! [ applause ] as our librarian just said, the very first meeting i took, even before he was sworn-in, after i was elected was about this library. and i got to tell you, that was only four years of a ten-year struggle. there have been hundreds of meetings c
is with the prince and some flowers with her husband by her side she was all smiles leaving the king edward vii hospital. the royal couple's office says she is headed to kensington palace where she will rest. >>> silicon valley's john mcafee is under arrest in guatemala. the founder of the santa clara software company mcafee was taken into custody yesterday accused of entering guatemala illegally. he is a person of interest in the murder of his neighbor in belize. he had been this hiding but this week, surfaced in guatemala to seek asylum. mcafee contends he is a victim of a government conspiracy in belize. >> i had to leave but the story has to get out. i have documentation that proves the intense corruption at all levels of the parisian government now that i'm in a safe place i can speak freely. >> a lot more to this story. mcafee may face deportation back to belize. >>> coming up, why the nap nanny maker is being sued. >> the high level phone call that could signal progress. >> first police move in to take down a suspect but his family has other ideas. the bizarre bust coming up after the br
to be a strong republican candidate to replace john kerry if he leaves the senate to replace hillary clinton as secretary of state. the new poll showed him leading against potential democratic candidates. reportedly edward kennedy jr. is seriously considering a run for the seat. if kennedy enters the race he may become a favorite who could beat scott brown. >>> $9 million down the tubes. mitt romney was the first non-incumbent president who got federal government money under a law passed by congress in 2010 for preparations for a transition to the white house. that $9 million has been spent on a transition that will never happen. >>> and that's your morning dish of scrambled politics. >>> now it's time for a holiday tradition around here. and only a matter of days, santa claus will be climbing into a sleigh and traveling all around the world courtesy of eight tiny reindeer. nbc's bob redell is in north pole, alaska, where they are getting set for a big sendoff. bob, good morning. >> reporter: good morning to you. i got to tell you, those things are a little bit different this year. normally
. with her husband by her side, she was all smiles today leaving the king edward vii hospital. she has some flowers in her hands, too. the royal couple's office say she is headed to kensington palace for more rest. >>> internet security pioneer john mcafee is under arrest in guatemala. the eccentric founder of santa clara-based mcafee was taken into custody yesterday. he is a person of interest in the murder of a neighbor in belize. he had been in hiding but this week, he surfaced in guatemala to seek asylum. mcafee believes he is a victim of a government conspiracy in belize. >> the story has to get out. i have documentation that proves the intense corruption at all levels of the belize government. now that i'm in a safe place i can speak freely. >> mcafee's arrest was for entering guatemala illegally. he could face deportation back to belize. >> that is kuwait a story. >> bizarre. >> i guess. >> that's quite a story. >> bizarre. >> i guess. >>> state lawmakers get a great deal on improvements to cars they now own, new tires, gps upgrades. guess what. you paid for it. >> and glittering bla
the europe they are. in the wintertime, it was too cold to really venture out. so john quincy adams on his son had the sensational appetite for learning. on his own he studied it lame history of england, six volumes of edward gibbons, decline and fall of the roman empire. adam smith's two volume work on the wealth of nations, great economic word. he kept studying latin. he read the latin poets in cicero and avenue. he read the english poet. he had this insatiable appetite for learning. at 16 i was still studying uncle wiggly. but i read it in latin because i went to heal instead of harvard. >> i take it as a politician in our modern sense of the word female black the common touch. >> very few of the leaders of this country did at the time. they were all university graduates except for george washington and george washington was an autodidact commotion so fed 6000 books. this was an elite. constitution did not give liberty to the ordinary man. all it did was replace the king with the president. but it gave congress the same right. congress could tax. the constitution did not provide liberty
is edward joseph. i'm with johns hopkins sais. great to be here today. great discussion. in fact, i'd like to quote further on a comment that shadi made about the legitimacy of the document, which to me is the key question. and after all, we were talking about a referendum on the constitution, it's not a referendum on a law. the constitution is the foundation for egypt's democracy. and if i could, shadi, ask you and khaled, to probe further, assuming of course that it passes, which is very likely to happen, do you believe that fundamentally egyptians across the spectrum will accept this constitution as legitimate? even if they decide to participate in parliamentary elections which shadi raised as a possibility, even if they decide to participate, will they say, "yes, this is our constitution. it passed. i may not like it but i accept it." just to round the question out, is there a sense at all among liberals that, "hey, we were the ones fighting this revolution. you guys were 'johnny come lately. we were the ones who were there at the beginning and this is our revolution," and in that sens
biographies of president reagan to a recent biography of william f. buckley. dr. edwards is founding director of the institute of political journalism at georgetown and was a fellow at the institute of politics at jfk school of government at harvard. john lewis gaddis next to me is one of the leading historians of the cold war. he won the pulitzer prize for his biography of the diplomats george f. cats. john lewis gaddis's work as robert lovett prof. of history and influenced the work of cold war historians all over the world. played a major role on uncovering the role of leadership personalities, the influence of his work can be seen in the 24 part cnn television series cold war. a graduate of universal -- yale university, class of, can you help me, i was missing that detail. mr. evans, his book blacklisted by history the untold story of senator joe mccarthy and his fight against america's enemies gives an account of the age of mccarthyism during the cold war. evans has been the recipients of honorary doctorates from institutions like syracuse university and the john marshall law school and
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